Category: Food

OMG! I Splurged for a Melting #NerdyNummies Chocolate Machine

Over the weekend, I found Rosanna Pansino’s baking items at Target! The nearest store to carry her items when they first came out was about 20 minutes away, so Monkey and I went once and bought a gummy kit but we don’t shop at that store often. To my surprise, in Target’s Valentine’s Day section I stumbled upon some of her fun baking line items and finally decided to splurge on the $30 Wilton Nerdy Nummies Chocolate Melting Pot. Continue reading…

Slow Cooking for a Slow Winter

My desire to cook has finally returned. It took me well over a year to feel that desire again to meal plan and cook (it’s been a stressful year of food changes), but alas, it has returned and thank goodness not a moment too late.

The past two weeks I have spent a good portion of time using my slow cooker to accomplish new meals and make life easier as we continue on our somewhat busy schedules both working two jobs and taking care of the kiddos. We did pick up a smaller slow cooker, but I am not pleased with how hot it gets as opposed to my 10+ year older version. Split pea soup was boiling! Agast!

So, I may use that more for chicken dishes or ones where I know the recipe process better than making something entirely new in it. If anything, I’ll cook more on low for longer (it only has a few button options) or add more water to any recipe to make sure nothing overcooks by drying out. Continue reading…